There are 2 translations of ship in Spanish:

ship1

Pronunciation: /ʃɪp/

n

  • barco (m), buque (m), embarcación (f) [formal] a sailing ship un velero a passenger ship un barco or un buque de pasajeros a container ship un buque portacontenedores on board ship a bordo to abandon ship abandonar el barco a ship of the line [archaic/arcaico] un buque de guerra the ship's company la tripulación the ship's doctor el médico de a bordo like ships that pass in the night como extraños to run a tight ship ser* muy eficiente when my ship comes in o home cuando me toque la lotería (before n) ship canal canal (m) navegable

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of ship in Spanish:

ship2

(-pp-)

vt

  • 1 1.1 (send by sea) enviar* or mandar por barco I'm having my trunk shipped out voy a mandar el baúl por barco 1.2 (send) enviar*, despachar we ship goods anywhere in the country enviamos or despachamos mercancías a cualquier parte del país
  • 2 (take on board) [passengers/goods] embarcar* to ship oars (in rowing) subir or levantar los remos to ship water hacer* agua

vi

  • (serve aboard a ship) trabajar como tripulante I shipped aboard as second mate in Singapore me embarqué como segundo oficial en Singapur

Phrasal verbs

ship off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [goods/freight] despachar, expedir* 1.2 (send away) [son/daughter] despachar [familiar/colloquial]

ship out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o enviar* or mandar por barco 1.1v + adv embarcar(se)* he shipped out to Hawaii (se) embarcó para Hawai

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.